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Full Time Farmer and Outdoor Educator - San Francisco, CA

Full Time Farmer and Outdoor Educator

Golden Bridges School is a small, independent school, working out of Waldorf pedagogy, offering affordable education to the southern neighborhoods of San Francisco. 60% of our

curriculum is outdoors and we spend multiple days a week cultivating a 3⁄4 acre plot of land. We are seeking an experienced farmer and farm educator to support the growth and development

of our program. This is a full-time salaried position starting July 2017.


General Responsibilities

● Teach weekly farm classes to grades 1-3 during 2-3 afternoons a week

● Maintenance and care of the farm including watering, weeding, harvesting, etc, as well

as overseeing care for 3 chickens and any other future animals.

● Input on future development of expanding campus on the 3⁄4 acre piece of property.

● Distribution of tasks to classes and volunteers for farming the land.

● Collaborate with teachers in each program for curriculum projects at the kindergarten

and grades levels.

● Attend weekly faculty meetings

● Attend two parent meetings per school year to present outdoor curriculum to parent body

● Participate in Outdoor Program Faculty Committee

● Certification in basic child and adult first aid and CPR.

● Plan and attend multiple weekend family work-days during the year.

Desirable attributes

● Experience with, and interest in, biodynamic farming and Waldorf education a huge plus

● Able to work collaboratively and in community, identifying community resources at GBS

● Strong grasp on child development and age appropriate activities

● Love of bringing children and urban farming together

● Experience farming and farm planning; as well as experience leading groups of children


● Organized, initiative taker with a clear understanding of timelines

● Speaker of another language; interest in integrating language, culture and farming with


● Experience working with and for a non-profit; fundraising experience a plus.

Please contact abbie@goldenbridgesschool.org if you are interested in this position.

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